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  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum I von Köln

    The Mithraeum I of Cologne is situated amid a block of buildings. It was impossible to narrowly determine its construction and lay-out.

    TNMM352 – CIMRM 1018

  • Monumentum

    Cultic mithraic vase of Zeughausstraße

    The Mithraic vase from Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium in Germany includes Sol-Mithras between Cautes and Cautopates, as well as a serpent, a lion and seven stars.

    TNMM378 – CIMRM 1020

  • Monumentum

    Petrogeny of Bingen

    This sculpture of Mithras born from a rock was found in 1922 together with two altars in what was probably a mithraeum.

    TNMM691 – CIMRM 1240

  • Monumentum

    Tauroctony of Pleven

    This relief of Mithras killing the bull in a vaulted grotto lacks the usual scorpion pinching the bull's testicles.

    TNMM662 – CIMRM 2257

  • Mithraeum

    Mithräum von Friedberg

    There have probably been three mithraea discovered at Friedberg.


  • Monumentum

    Altar of Inveresk with a griffin

    This second altar discovered to date near Inveresk includes several elements unusual in Mithraic worship.


    Daeo (sic) / invic(to) My(thrae) / C. Cas(sius ?) / Fla(vianus ?).
  • Monumentum

    Altar with inscription of Bingen

    The monument was dedicated by two brothers, one of them being the Pater of his community.

    TNMM519 – CIMRM 1243

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) / deo invicto / Mytrhe (sic!) ara/m ex voto dei / de suo impen/dio instituer(unt) / A(ulus) Gratius Iuven/is pater sacroru/m et A(ulus) Gratius Po/tens m(iles) l(egionis…
  • Monumentum

    Altar of Kalkar

    This altar found at ancient Burginatum is the northernmost in situ Mithraic find on the continent.


    D(eo) I(nvicto) I(mperatori) / Ulp(ius) ( Am(---) · ( p(ater) / s(acrorum) aes · ex ius-su · ip·sius
  • Monumentum

    Mithraic Sol altar with backlight of Bingen

    The altar of the Sun god belongs to the typology of the openwork altar to be illuminated from behind.

    TNMM387 – CIMRM 1241, 1242

    In h(onorem) d(omus) d(ivinae) Soli / invicto Mitrae (sic!) / aram Privati Se/cundinus et Ter/tinus et Confinis / ex voto Privati / Tertini v(otum) s(olverunt) l(aeti) l(ibentes) m(erito)
  • Monumentum

    Cantharus to Deo Invicto of Trier

    The cantharus of Trier is reminiscent of the crater that often appears in tauroctony scenes collecting the blood from the slaughtered animal.